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Grateful Dead Live at Barton Hall, Cornell U on 1980-05-07

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Grateful Dead Live at Barton Hall, Cornell U on 1980-05-07

Topics Live concert

This show has been commercially released as "Road Trips: Vol 3, Number 4"

Jack Straw, Tennessee Jed, Cassidy, Row Jimmy-> El Paso, Easy To Love You, Althea, Feel Like A Stranger, Don't Ease Me In Shakedown Street-> Bertha-> Playin' In The Band-> Terrapin Sta

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Barton Hall, Cornell U
Location Ithaca, NY

Source Soundboard
Lineage SBD> Cassette Master> Reel> Dat> CD> EAC> SHN


SBD> Cassette Master> Reel> Dat> CD> EAC> SHN; Converted By Charlie Miller


Reviewer: CaptainToke - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 23, 2012
Subject: fun show. weird mix.
it seems like the "playin in the barn" line must have been a response to the weird mix they had onstage between 'bertha' and 'playin'. i listed to some auds and i couldn't even hear the drummers until about halfway thru 'bertha'. then i jumped over to the road trips source and realized it was the mix, not the room (or a combination of the two). pretty funny.

this was one of the nights that healy missed because he was at his dad's funeral, right?
Reviewer: NYLifer - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 14, 2011
Subject: Firsts
First Saint of Circumstance without Lost Sailor preceding it. Also, Garcia plays the Cornell alma mater during the first "Take A Step Back" after Jack Straw.
Peace, Bob
Reviewer: myhungryhippo - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 16, 2010
Subject: terrapin>drums/space>saint
only time ive seen that before

specially a saint so late.
Reviewer: Green Warbler - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 16, 2010
Subject: Take A Step Back (Reprise x 2) & Playin' In The Barn!
Jerry had a good night here. Not as colossal as '77, but then few shows are. Knocked a star off for Jerry missing the vox on Shakedown briefly and again on Alabama Getaway. 5 stars for the instrumental prowess of the whole band. Stranger has Jerry coming in through some hazy wah filter, not quite as out front as '89 but mystifying nonetheless. Althea has a mysterious, fresh feel to it. Shakedown > Bertha are good > solid, respectively, whil Playin' > Terrapin > Drums would work at any party or ski area chairlift. Smokin' Saint of Circumstance, great to hear this emerging from its infancy in the rotation and this tightly played Easy To Love You could quickly become my favorite so far.

4 stars also for the tape hiss and periodic feedback squeals Use treble reducer on iTunes etc. to offset the hiss.

Definitely a show I'll choose to listen to some more. Real funny Bobby antics this night = at least a star all to itself.
Reviewer: Darkstarz117 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 16, 2009
Subject: Rivals 5/8/77
The band was in high gear for the return to Cornell. They musicianship is top notch. The quality is really good as well. Stream and enjoy!!!!
Reviewer: evoleno - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 26, 2009
Subject: black peter
also my second show and a great one. first time i've heard it since the show and it's even better than i remember. jerry's vocals are excellent. i can still see jerry standing there in the erie spot light during black peter and the rest of the barn pitch black. would love to see the film of the show another reviewer mentioned. can it be posted?
Reviewer: Darrylizer - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 9, 2007
Subject: Not bad at all
Oops I originally reviewed the wrong show, Liam you were right, sorry. This is a solid if not outstanding show that has it's charms. In other words it won't knock your socks off but is a very enjoyable listen and is worth the stream. Nice transition from Playing sliding right into Terrapin Station.
Reviewer: Liamfinnegan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 28, 2006
Subject: Very nice hidden gem of a show-
I wonder if Darylizer was listening to the aud version and typed his review here? I have no clue what he is talking about- hey yeah- it is all subjective- but I have listened to plenty of dead over their whole career and this show is not awful at all is the named reviewer would have it-

Nothing truly outstanding- but everything is good- a rarity in the last 15 years- or if ever- The second set is killer- great song choices- COrnell is magical for the boys
Reviewer: nunnov - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 14, 2006
Subject: Feel Like A Stranger
I love the version of Feel Like A Stranger from this show. It hasn't developed yet to it's full 80's glory, and has this oily, funky, slinky kind of energy all throughout as the band probes around to find grooves. Brent is killing it!
Reviewer: Cliff Hucker - favoritefavoritefavorite - April 1, 2006
Wonder where Jer learned the CU song?
Reviewer: tony2004296 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 9, 2006
Subject: great show
this aint 72 baby but it is typical cornell take a step back and watch us smoke the first set sounds better than the second the row jimmy and terapin are exceptional ty for this
Reviewer: Albix714 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 26, 2005
Subject: Take A Step Back
Great, great show. Did you know that during the first "Take A Step Back" Jerry is playing Cornell's alma mater? (d1t01)
Reviewer: Shiva Ho - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 7, 2005
Subject: My 2nd Dead show!
Definitely the Playin' in the Barn show! My 2nd Dead show. I have 8mm film fotage of this show only a couple of 3"reels but it was a hot show. So glad there is finally a soundboard of it.
Reviewer: captain_trip_420 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 20, 2005
Subject: Nice
Good show, sound is good, a slight hiss, but very bearable. A good one to have.
Reviewer: cousinkix1953 - favoritefavorite - November 7, 2004
Subject: Playing In The Barn...
I have these old analog tapes. This may be the one with "Playing In The Barn" lyrics. Add it to your collection of odd Grateful Dead items...
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